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How to Design a Room Your Kids Will Actually Love

Kids’ rooms should be more than chalkboard walls and bunk beds. Kaitlin Petersen, editor in chief of the trusted industry resource Business of Home, chatted with leading experts—from designers to a neuroscientist—to understand why children need a well-designed space, and how to communicate their vision at any age. Ages 2-7: Involvement Interests at this age tend to […]

HOW TO DECORATE USING NUDE ART

“I look at a nude. There are myriads of tiny tints. I must find the ones that will make the flesh on my canvas live and quiver.” – Pierre-Auguste Renoir A nude is a nude is a nude. It’s simply not true. Some of the earliest nude art of significance was from ancient Greece where […]

GALLERY WALL IDEAS: 5 KEY DESIGN PRINCIPLES TO KEEP IN MIND

Ready to take your bare walls to the next level? A gallery wall in the living room, office or even bathroom shows off a curated collection of paintings, prints or photographs in stylish frames. No need to overthink the design too much, either: the cardinal rule of gallery walls is this: choose what you like. If you […]

How to Decorate a Bookshelf

Decorating a bookshelf seems pretty easy. You just fill it up with books…right? Not so fast! There’s a lot more to a well-styled bookshelf than meets the eye. But don’t be intimidated—decorating a bookshelf is a great way to express some creativity and flex your styling muscles. Here are some tips for decorating a bookshelf—inside and […]

7 Things You Must Consider When Decorating a Bedroom

If you’re designing or decorating a bedroom from scratch, then you’ll probably need some help, especially if it’s your first time! Decorating a bedroom is no easy task, and there’s a lot more to consider than you would in a room used less often in your home. You want to create a calm and relaxing […]

How to Bring the Beauty of Scandinavian Interior Design Into Your Home

These days, with incredibly easy access to so many amazing resources online, you don’t need to be a professional interior designer to give your home a different style. Interior design elements from countries and cultures all over the world are quickly making their way into homes on the other side of the world. One of […]

8 Living Room Furniture Ideas for Design Inspiration

You’ve heard us declare “It’s all in the mix” countless times, and while cliché, you have to admit there’s truth to the statement. The best spaces aren’t one note; rather, they are a little bit modern, a little bit granny-chic (or perhaps mostly minimalist, a hint flashy—you catch our drift). This is especially true when […]

Six Things to Consider When Choosing Bedroom Furniture

Unless you’ve done a lot of relocating, chances are you’ve only purchased bedroom furniture once or twice in your lifetime. So when it’s time to update your bedroom furniture, the process can seem downright overwhelming. What exactly is a chifferobe? What’s the difference between a chest and a dresser, or a nightstand and a bedside […]

10 Styling Tricks That Make a Small Living Room Seem Larger

If your living room or family room is cramped and cluttered, the last thing you’ll want to do is spend time in there. That is, unless you trick your eye into thinking the space is bigger than it appears. It’s not magic; it’s just smart styling. Get ready to Pin all these tips and transform your small space into […]